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  1. Video: Mets offer predictions for Best Picture

    Feb 22, 2015, 9:02 AM EDT

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    Jon Niese, Matt Harvey, and Travis d’Arnaud offer predictions for tonight’s Academy Awards …

  2. Heath Bell is in The Best Shape Of His Life

    Feb 18, 2015, 11:00 PM EDT

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    Veteran relief pitcher Heath Bell agreed to a minor league contract with the Nationals on December 22 and has spent the final two months of the offseason on a strict diet and workout program …

  3. Red Sox begin extension talks with manager John Farrell

    Feb 18, 2015, 9:41 PM EDT

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    Red Sox manager John Farrell could be getting a new contract this spring. Sean McAdam of CSN New England has the report …

  4. Tim Hudson behind schedule in rehab from ankle surgery

    Feb 18, 2015, 8:37 PM EDT

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    Giants manager Bruce Bochy acknowledged to MLB.com’s Chris Haft on Wednesday that Tim Hudson is behind schedule in his recovery from January ankle surgery, putting the veteran’s status in doubt for the beginning of the regular season.

  5. Mariners pitching prospect Victor Sanchez moved his legs, but still in critical condition

    Feb 18, 2015, 7:24 PM EDT

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    Mariners pitching prospect Victor Sanchez suffered a double skull fracture and brain hematoma when he was struck by a boat last Friday while swimming off the eastern-central coast of his native Venezuela.

  6. Royals ink Eric Hosmer to two-year, $13.9 million deal

    Feb 18, 2015, 6:10 PM EDT

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    The deal will pay Hosmer a $5.65 million salary in 2015 and $8.25 million in 2016, covering his second and third years of arbitration eligibility.

  7. Alex Gordon hopes to be cleared for throwing and batting practice early next week

    Feb 17, 2015, 10:34 PM EDT

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    Royals outfielder Alex Gordon needed an extensor retinaculum repair on his right wrist in early January, but he is aiming to be fully recovered by the beginning of the 2015 regular season. And his recovery has gone according to plan thus far.

  8. Kenley Jansen out 8-12 weeks following foot surgery

    Feb 17, 2015, 9:19 PM EDT

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    Jansen will be on crutches for the next 10 days and in a protective walking boot for the next 3-4 weeks. In total, the rehabilitation process is expected to take 8-12 weeks.

  9. Report: Five teams prepared to spend over $70 million on Cuban infielder Hector Olivera

    Feb 17, 2015, 9:04 PM EDT

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    Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas commanded a $68.5 million contract from the Diamondbacks in November and Yoan Moncada has been drawing most of the headlines lately, but Hector Olivera appears poised to beat his fellow countrymen at the signing table.

  10. “He just kept saying: ‘They’re going to burn this city down again when we win the World Series'”

    Feb 17, 2015, 7:57 PM EDT

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    Cubs president Theo Epstein recalled his courting of starting pitcher Jon Lester in an interview this week with Patrick Mooney of CSNChicago.com …

  11. Rangers “still in discussions” with Phil Coke

    Feb 17, 2015, 6:42 PM EDT

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    MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan reports that the Rangers are “still in discussions with” free agent left-hander Phil Coke, who worked out for the club earlier this month.

  12. Chad Gaudin worked out for the Diamondbacks

    Feb 15, 2015, 3:25 PM EDT

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    Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports that free agent reliever Chad Gaudin threw a bullpen session in front of Diamondbacks decision-makers this past week at the club’s Salt River Fields spring training complex.

  13. Report: Red Sox made offer for Cole Hamels

    Feb 15, 2015, 12:14 PM EDT

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    The Cardinals, Rangers, and Dodgers have also been connected to Hamels, who posted a terrific 2.46 ERA (1.51 ERA+) and 8.7 K/9 in 204 2/3 innings last season for Philadelphia.

  14. Video: Jeffrey Loria, Rob Manfred talk 2017 All-Star Game

    Feb 15, 2015, 10:59 AM EDT

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    Watch as Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria, Marlins president David Samson, and MLB commissioner officially peg Miami as the host city for the 2017 All-Star Game …

  15. Mariners sign Rickie Weeks to one-year contract

    Feb 11, 2015, 11:24 PM EDT

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    According to Jim Bowden of ESPN and Sirius XM, the Mariners have signed free agent Rickie Weeks to a one-year contract worth around $2 million.

  16. Video: James Shields introduced in San Diego

    Feb 11, 2015, 10:27 PM EDT

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    James Shields was officially introduced as a member of the Padres on Wednesday at Petco Park …

  17. Matt Harvey throws his first bullpen session of spring

    Feb 11, 2015, 9:13 PM EDT

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    Matt Harvey arrived at Mets camp on Monday, almost two weeks before pitchers and catchers are required to report, and on Tuesday he stepped atop a mound for his first official bullpen session of the spring.

  18. Phillies have received four “real offers” for Cole Hamels

    Feb 11, 2015, 8:08 PM EDT

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    ESPN’s Jayson Stark reported Monday that the Padres, Rangers, Dodgers, and Cardinals have “stayed in contact with Phillies on Hamels,” so perhaps those are the four teams that have made these “real” offers.

  19. Braves sign Todd Coffey to minor league contract

    Feb 11, 2015, 7:02 PM EDT

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    From Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports comes word that the Braves have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with veteran reliever Todd Coffey.

  20. A’s avoid arbitration with reliever Tyler Clippard

    Feb 11, 2015, 6:15 PM EDT

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    As first reported by MLB.com’s Jane Lee, the A’s have avoided arbitration with reliever Tyler Clippard by agreeing to a one-year, $8.3 million deal.

  21. Marlins “have touched base” with Francisco Rodriguez

    Feb 8, 2015, 4:25 PM EDT

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    It appears the Marlins are going to lose out on James Shields despite making a strong effort to sign the free agent starter. Now the club’s focus looks to be shifting to a different type of late-offseason addition.

  22. Reds avoid salary arbitration with Todd Frazier with two-year, $12 million contract

    Feb 8, 2015, 2:09 PM EDT

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    According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Reds have signed third baseman Todd Frazier to a two-year, $12 million contract. It covers Frazier’s first two years of arbitration-eligibility.

  23. “Only approximately 4-6″ MLB general managers voted in favor of ban on defensive shifts

    Feb 8, 2015, 12:52 PM EDT

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    New commissioner Rob Manfred said last month that he might consider banning defensive shifts to help boost offensive production, but it didn’t seem like a very well-thought-out suggestion — how would you implement such a ban? — and it doesn’t sound like there’s much support for it in MLB front offices.

  24. James Shields’ decision expected soon

    Feb 8, 2015, 10:59 AM EDT

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    It’s almost a consensus by now that Shields is going to wind up in San Diego, but there are obviously other teams in the mix or the 33-year-old right-hander would have already signed with the Padres.

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